The Obituary for Mr. Mitchell L. Underwood


Funeral service for Mitchell L. Underwood, of Opelika, Alabama is Monday, April 29, 2019, at 11:00 am, at Central Baptist Church. Burial will be at Garden Hills Cemetery, Opelika. Reverend Larry Doster will be officiating. Visitation will be Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 5-7pm, at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.

Mr. Underwood, who died Friday, April 26, 2019, at Bethany House, was born December 15, 1952 in Valley, Alabama. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam Era. He attended South Union State Community College and Auburn University. He was a member of Central Baptist Church and served as a deacon for over 40 years at both Airview Baptist and Central Baptist.

Mr. Underwood was preceded in death by his parents John Lewis Underwood and Dorothy Mae Mitchell Underwood of Fairfax, Alabama.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Lynda Shaver Underwood, their daughter Amy Spain (Jim), an identical twin brother Fletcher Underwood, all of Opelika, a sister-in-law Carol Shaver Stephens, of LaFayette, nephew Phil Stephens (Lisa), nephew Brent Stephens (Kesha), niece Chloe Underwood, and several great-nieces/nephew, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made in his memory to Central Baptist Church, 1611 2nd Ave, Opelika, AL 36801.

Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home of Opelika, AL. is directing.